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1972: UK's worst air crash kills 118
A flight from London Heathrow to Brussels crashes minutes after take-off killing all 118 people on board.

1979: Leaders agree arms reduction treaty
United States President Jimmy Carter and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign Salt II, the first arms-reduction treaty between the two super powers.

1999: Anti-capitalism demo turns violent
Police and protesters clash at a demonstration against capitalism in the centre of London's financial district.

1965: Drink-drive limit to be introduced
The government announces it will introduce a blood alcohol limit for drivers with penalties for those caught above it.

1956: Truman rejects anti-Stalin talk
The former President of the United States, Harry Truman, dismisses suggestions Moscow may be about to turn its back on its Stalinist past.


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16 June
Top Story: 1976: Soweto protest turns violent

17 June
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19 June
Top Story: 1975: Missing earl guilty of murder

20 June
Top Story: 1976: Westerners evacuated from Beirut

21 June
Top Story: 1945: US troops take Okinawa


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